Vista Global

Tactical Controller (w/m/d)

Requisition ID
Position Type
Permanent Full-Time
Work Base
Onsite / Office
Operational Control Center (OCC)

Job Profile

VistaJet is the first and only global business aviation company. On its branded fleet of silver and red business jets, VistaJet has flown corporations, governments and private clients to 187 countries, covering 96% of the world. Founded 20 years ago, the company pioneered an innovative Program membership, offering clients access to an entire fleet whilst paying only for the hours they fly, free of the responsibilities and asset risks linked to aircraft ownership. Every flight is tailored to ensure seamless travel with maximum efficiency so clients can be in more meetings or locations within the shortest period of time. 


VistaJet GmbH is an operating partner of Vista, the world’s leading private aviation group. Vista integrates a unique portfolio of brands offering asset free solutions to cover all key aspects of business aviation. The Group's mission is to lead the change to provide clients with the most advanced flying services at the very best value, anytime, anywhere around the world.


Due to the expansion of flight activities, we are seeking a determined and highly motivated Tactical Controller to be based at our Hamburg Office on an indefinite contract.


Throughout your career with Vista you will have the opportunity to work across all facets of flight operations. Starting as a Tactical Controller with potential to progress to other roles within OCC and get more involved in flight following, fleet scheduling, operational feasibility, or as a Duty Manager, overseeing and ensuring smooth aircraft operations of the entire company.

No two days will be the same, your career with Vista will be dynamic, challenging, and exciting.

Your Responsibilities

Reporting to the Head of OCC, the Tactical Controller is exclusively dedicated to the tactical phase of the flight which starts on the day of operations and ends after the flight has completed all post-flight operations. You are required to maintain full overview of the whole fleet on a Tactical level by adhering to the below procedures:

  • Updating and maintaining the daily tactical log
  • Movement Control
  • Flight Tracking and monitoring
  • Handling of irregular operations by taking action on and communication delays, diversions, last-minute changes and other irregularities that may potentially affect the schedule.
  • Monitoring of crew briefing acknowledgements and making crew activations / wake-up calls as applicable by Vista
  • Monitoring ATFM restrictions
  • Flight re-routing
  • Managing Ground arrangements and permits that are pending arrangements for the day of flight, or by nature fall onto the tactical phase of the preparation such as close-out messages, or ETA updates to CBP.
  • ATS FPL management
  • Weather monitoring

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • In-depth knowledge of the Business Aviation environment ideally in; Flight Dispatch, or Flight Planning
  • You’re able to maintain accuracy, a strong attention to detail and deliver punctually even when working under pressure.
  • Excellent English language skills that will enable you to communicate clearly with your stakeholders


By joining today, your career will not be limited by opportunities within Vista's OCC team. Our aim is to provide opportunities for growth, which is why we have revolutionized the way we provide long-term careers. With flexibility of movement through the Vista group, there is great opportunity to steer, develop and further shape your career.


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